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The alternatives of choice for US investors

By Matea Gucec

Private equity (72%) and hedge funds (54%) were found to be the alternative asset classes most expected to experience inflows from US investors in the upcoming months according to Opalesque Industry Update - With Intelligence's investor intentions data from April 2022.


*Over the next year, 72% of US institutional investors expect to participate in private equity, while 54% expect to do so in hedge funds.


*Over the next 12 months, family offices are likely to invest in private equity (75%) and hedge funds (57%) respectively, while they are now least likely to participate in real estate (because of the asset class's significant headwinds).


*According to 69 percent of those questioned, the consistency of team members is one of the investors' top considerations when choosing management. Other concerns include the degree to which GPs have "skin in the game" (67%) and the caliber of risk management methods (52 percent).


*With 67 percent of respondents planning to invest in real estate over the next 12 months, corporate pensions tend to favor it.


*According to US investors in hedge funds, the US (68%) and Europe (52%) are the two locations where net outflows are most likely to occur.



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